A parole check led to a pair of arrests, and an attempted armed robbery at Sam’s Club ended with no one harmed and no major losses, but detectives are still searching for the lone suspect, a Sheriff’s Station deputy said this week.
A Saugus domestic dispute resulted in deputies arrested their second AB 109 parolee in a week, according to Sheriff’s Station reports.
The Santa Clarita Valley continues to see high incidence of car thefts, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station reports.
Canyon Country - West
This past week in Zone 7, Canyon Country - west, the following Part-1 crimes occurred:
There were (2) Robberies, (2) Residential Burglaries, (5) Commercial Burglaries, (2) Shoplift, (4) Vehicle Burglaries, (2) Theft from Unlocked Vehicles, (2) Grand Thefts, (3) Petty Thefts and (2) GTA
In the early morning hours of Sunday, a robbery occurred when an armed suspect attempted to corral employees of the Sam’s Club store, located at 26468 Carl Boyer Drive, into a break room near the back of the building.
The suspect was deterred when additional employees appeared and fled, calling 9-1-1. After a search of the location by the Sheriff’s Department’s Special Enforcement Bureau, it was determined the suspect fled prior to law enforcement arrival. No one was hurt during the incident and the case is currently under investigation.
An Estes robbery occurred near the 19300 block of Soledad Canyon Road. Two suspects fought with loss prevention failing to pay for items and exiting the store. The suspects are still outstanding and the case is under investigation.
A residential burglary occurred near the 18200 block of Sierra Highway. An unknown suspect entered the victim’s open garage and took a bicycle which was secured to a wall rack.
An attempted commercial burglary occurred near the 26450 block of Ruether Avenue. Unknown suspects attempted to gain entry into a business office by drilling out the key lock and prying open the front door.
A petty theft/shoplift occurred at the Costco located at 18649 Via Princessa. A female suspect entered the store, cut open packaging and placed items in her purse, and attempted to walk out of the location without paying. The suspect was detained by loss prevention personnel and was subsequently arrested by responding deputies.
A male suspect was detained by loss prevention personnel at the Wal-Mart located at 26741 Carl Boyer Drive for shoplifting while attempting to exit the store with a cart full of unpaid items. The suspect was arrested by responding deputies.
A window smash vehicle burglary occurred in a parking lot near the 18800 block of Soledad Canyon Road. The victim left a purse on the rear passenger floorboard of the vehicle. Another window smash burglary occurred near the 18600 block of Via Princessa. During the incident, the suspect took a wallet from the center console of the vehicle.
A GTA occurred near the 28000 block of Meadowcreek Rd. A 1997 Honda Civic was taken during the early morning hours of Wednesday 01/30/2013. The vehicle was parked in front of the location.
On Friday, 02/01/2013, deputies from SAT and CPU teams arrested two suspects on narcotics and weapons related charges. One of the suspects, Jason Flint, is on parole under the guidelines of AB-109 prison realignment. For further information regarding the arrests please click on the following link: https://local.nixle.com/alert/4953234/ 
This week Newhall had eight reported Part-1 crimes. Newhall saw three vehicle burglaries, two petty thefts, one attempt commercial burglary, one grand theft, and one vehicle was stolen.
Hart High School reported an attempted commercial burglary occurred between Tuesday, 01/29/2013 and Wednesday, 01/30/2013. An unknown suspect entered school grounds and attempted to break into a concession stand located near a sports field (ref -01451).
A 2011 Toyota RAV4 was reported stolen from the park and ride area of Highway 14 and Newhall Avenue (ref -01582).
A vehicle burglary was reported in the 25200 block of Fourl Road. This incident occurred on Saturday, 02/02/2013, between 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. The driver side rear window was shattered and numerous baseball caps were stolen (ref -01558).
A vehicle burglary was reported in the 24800 block of Walnut Street. The incident occurred on Wednesday, 01/30/2013 between 7:40 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. A car stereo was reported stolen (ref -01483).
On Tuesday, 01/29/2013, at approximately 1:00 a.m. deputies arrested a 51 year-old male for possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, possession of needles, and driving with a suspended driver’s license. This incident occurred in the area of Orchard Village Rd and Lyons Avenue (ref -01334).
The first was an assault with a deadly weapon which occurred in the 21600 block of Rose Lee Court on Friday, 02/01/2013. The assault was a result of a family dispute. The suspect was arrested without incident.
There were two vehicles reported stolen over the week in the Saugus area. The first incident occurred in the 25600 block of Springbrook Avenue between Thursday, 01/24/2013, and Friday, 01/25/2013. The victim’s trailer was stolen from the storage yard at the location. Detectives are looking for possible witnesses to the incident.
The second stolen vehicle occurred in the 21900 block of Grovepark Drive on Saturday, 02/02/2013. An acquaintance of the victim took the vehicle without her consent. The vehicle was located the following day a short distance from the victim’s residence.
There was a theft from an unlocked vehicle in the 29100 block of Valley Oak Place on Saturday night, 01/26/2013 through Sunday morning, 01/27/2013. The victim discovered that person(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle and stole miscellaneous personal items. There were no other thefts reported in the area.
There were numerous arrests made over the week in Saugus which resulted in the decrease in crime. There was one arrest which stands out above the rest. Deputies responded to a call of a person brandishing a knife. When deputies arrived they were informed that the suspect had already fled the location. Deputies later located the suspect nearby. The suspect was on parole under the AB-109 prison realignment. Once contacted, the suspect was found to be in possession of an illegal weapon. Deputies also had reasonable cause to believe that he was in possession of stolen property. After a thorough investigation the suspect was arrested for criminal threats, possession of an illegal weapon, and reasonable cause receiving stolen property.
A grand theft auto occurred on the 25600 block of Estoril Place between the hours of 8:00 pm- 9:30 am. The vehicle stolen was a 1987 BMW, which was parked on the street in front of the victim’s residence.
There were four residential burglaries that occurred in varies areas of Valencia. Three of the burglaries occurred during the early morning hours of the week. Areas affected were the 25700 block of Lochmoor Road, 24100 block of Newhall Ranch Road and 23900 block of Decoro Drive. Entry/exit was made through the unlocked side doors of the garages. Items stolen were a purse left in an unlocked vehicle parked in the garage; a car stereo and miscellaneous electronics. The other burglary occurred between the hours of 6:30 am- 4:30 pm on the 25800 block of Rana Drive. Entry/exit was made through a large doggie door located in the rear of the house. Items stolen were an IPAD, IPOD, and silverware which were left on the kitchen table. Please remember to lock and secure all doors and windows in your home, including the garage area.
Three vehicle burglaries occurred between the hours of 5:00 pm – 7:00 am. Areas affected were the 24800 block of Avenue Rockefeller and 28100 block of Avenue Crocker. The items stolen were a power washer, LCD flat screen TV, tools and three mountain bikes which were visible from outside the vehicles. Entries/exits were made by smashing the rear passenger window of each vehicle. Do not become a victim! Please do not leave valuables unattended or visible in your vehicles. Secure items in locked trunks or take personal belongings with you when you exit your vehicle. If possible, park in well-lit areas.
There were twenty one arrests made by proactive Santa Clarita Deputies assigned to the Valencia area last week. Arrests included, aggravated assault, domestic violence, driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of drugs, numerous warrants, and shoplifting from local businesses.
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